Roozbeh Mirebrahimi is an independent journalist and researcher. He has served as a reporter, analyst, political editor, social editor, editor-in-chief and writer for multiple print and online publications in Iran and the US. Mirebrahimi’s journalistic and human rights efforts have led to prizes and fellowships including the Human Rights Watch Hellman/Hammett International Prize (2006), the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism’s first International Journalist in Residence (2007-08), and the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University’s Visiting Scholar (2010-11). He has also lectured or participated in panel discussions about media and human rights issues in Iran at such universities as Princeton, George Washington and Columbia. Mirebrahimi is the editor-in-chief of Iran dar Jahan, an online publication translating uncensored international news sources to Farsi. He has also written several books about Iran and his experiences as a censored, imprisoned and exiled journalist.
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